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Mayo man sent forward for trial on a charge of murdering his infant son

A Mayo man has been sent forward for trial to the current sitting of the Central Criminal Court on a charge of murdering his infant son.

John Tighe of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, appeared before Judge Mary Devins at a sitting yesterday of Castlebar District Court.

He is charged with murdering Joshua Sussbier Tighe at the family home on June 1 2013.

Evidence of arrest, charge and caution was given by Detective Garda Kenneth Waldron.

He told the court the accused replied “Not Guilty” when the murder charge was put to him following his arrest yesterday morning. 

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